Fun fact: not all celebrities go by their given birth name when they’re seeking fame. Crazy, right? It kinda makes sense when your name is Ehrich Weiss and you want to amaze the world with your ability to escape from certain doom. Changing your name, or taking on a stage name is not uncommon at all. It allows a performer to adopt a different persona, and allows us as the audience to see them not as Ehrich Weiss the guy standing in the rain but as “Harry Handcuff Houdini” escape artist extraordinaire. We've assembled a gaggle of celebrities who have altered their moniker. Have a stab at their real names.